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Ford invests $200M in Avon Lake plant

Posted: 12:37 PM, Apr 26, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-26 12:37:40-04

Ford is investing $200 million to upgrade the Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake.

The company announced Tuesday the investment, along with a $1.6 billion investment in its Livonia Transmission Plant in Michigan. 

The Ohio investment is expected to create or retain 150 jobs and comes as part of the 2015 UAW-Ford collective bargaining agreement to continue investing in its U.S. plants.

The investment enables production of the Super Duty chassis cab at the Avon Lake plant. 

Read more about the investment here.

Earlier this year, Ford officials announced the car company was investing $145 million into the Cleveland Engine Plant.